Author Oakes, Amy
Title Diversionary War : Domestic Unrest and International Conflict
Imprint Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2012
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Tables and Figures -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Causes and Consequences of Diversionary War -- 3. Quantitative Results -- 4. A Diversionary War: Argentina's Invasion of the British Falkland Islands, 1982 -- 5. A Diversionary Spectacle: The U.S. Government's Expedition to the Utah Territory, 1857-1858 -- 6. The Road Not Taken: When Pauper States Do Not Use Diversionary Tactics -- 7. Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Diversionary War investigates whether leaders use military adventure to distract the public from domestic problems and, if so, whether such gambles pay off
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Link Print version: Oakes, Amy Diversionary War : Domestic Unrest and International Conflict Palo Alto : Stanford University Press,c2012 9780804782456
Subject Politics and war.;War -- Causes.;Political stability.;War -- Decision making.;International relations -- Decision making
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